Archive - 2014
The jewelry box for the Starkville Academy Lady Volunteers is starting to get pretty full.
For the third consecutive season, the Lady Vols won the Class AAA-Division II State Tournament and they celebrated that accomplishment Thursday at The Little Dooey with a ring ceremony.
Gov. Phil Bryant had 10 talking points listed on a napkin.
Mississippi State University Vice President for Student Affairs Bill Kibler is one of three finalists for president of Sul Ross State University (SRSU) in Alpine, Texas.
A new mural on the old service station next to Stromboliâ€™s is drawing eyes and generating conversation.
The mural, one side of which depicts a fox with birds perched on the pipes that make up its eyes, is the result of a collaboration between the Greater Starkville Development Partnershipâ€™s Main Street Association, Stromboliâ€™s and the Mural Collective of Starkville.
Starkville will be represented by more than just the Mississippi State Bulldogs at the Louisiana-Lafayette Regional this weekend.
Joining the Bulldogs will be former Starkville High School player Charles "Chuck" Tillery of the Jackson State Tigers.
The going was tough for John Cohen in his first two seasons as the Mississippi State head baseball coach.
The Bulldogs won just 48 games during those two seasons and didn't finish above .500. They also missed out on the NCAA Tournament.Â
Since then, Cohen has led MSU to four-straight NCAA Tournament appearances, but getting there is not the ultimate goal anymore.Â
Seating at this weekend's Lafayette (La.) Regional may be tough to find for Mississippi State fans.
The capacity at Louisiana-Lafayette's M.L Tigue Moore Field stands at just 3,755. The Lafayette ticket office offered regional ticket booklets to all games in the regional for ULL season ticket holders.
Left-handed pitcher Ross Mitchell has a pretty good record for the Mississippi State Bulldogs and it doesn't all have to do with baseball.
Mitchell was selected to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team last week as the league recognizes those players who give back to the communities.
MABEN â€“ Baseball season was not about the big names at East Webster.
Instead coach Wes Johnson said it was all about the teamwork and the fight that existed inside his Wolverine athletes.
â€śWe donâ€™t have any superstars, but we got a bunch of scrappy players that are really learning the game and are really figuring out what to do to win baseball games,â€ť Johnson said.